Scott Avedisian

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Scott Avedisian
Mayor of Warwick
Assumed office
Preceded by Lincoln Chafee
Personal details
Born (1965-01-16) January 16, 1965 (age 52)
Warwick, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Providence College
Roger Williams University
Website Official website

Scott Avedisian (born January 16, 1965)[1] is the Republican mayor of Warwick, Rhode Island, the second largest city in the state after Providence.[2]

Avedisian represented Ward 1 in the Warwick City Council from 1990 to 2000, being reelected four times.[1][2] He was first elected mayor in 2000, and has served since then.[3] He is the youngest person ever elected as Mayor of Warwick and was the youngest person ever elected to the Warwick City Council.[3]

Avedisian holds an undergraduate degree from Providence College and a Master of Public Administration degree from Roger Williams University.[3] He also received an honorary degree from the New England Institute of Technology.[3] He is of Armenian descent.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Special election today; voters to choose form 5 mayoral candidates". Cranston Herald. 15 February 2000. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Vartabedian, Tom (17 April 2011). "Sixth Term a Charm for Mayor Scott Avedisian". The Armenian Weekly. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Get to Know Scott". Scott Avedisian Website. Retrieved 29 April 2014.